Claudia's Cranberry Salad

Claudia's Cranberry Salad Recipe

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Claudia McClaran


This is my variation of my mother-in-law's cranberry salad. She always made it for Thanksgiving and Christmas. My husband doesn't feel like he has had his holidays without it.


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  • 12 oz
    fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1 large
    orange, zested (reserve zest) and peeled
  • ·
    zest of one orange
  • 1 large
    (20 oz) crushed pineapple, not drained
  • 2 c
  • 1 c
    pecans, chopped
  • 2 small
    (3 oz each) pkg black cherry jell-o
  • 2 c
    boiling water

How to Make Claudia's Cranberry Salad


  1. Grind cranberries and peeled orange with food grinder or food processor.
  2. Stir in pineapple (including liquid from can), orange zest and sugar. Let stand while dissolving Jell-O in 2 cups boiling water.
  3. Add cranberry mixture to Jell-O. Refrigerate to set.

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About Claudia's Cranberry Salad

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American

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